Former Lauderdale County corrections deputy indicted

Lauderdale County Sheriff confirms Benjamin Burns worked for the county for 3 months before he was dismissed.

Posted: Aug. 8, 2018 12:08 PM

Former Lauderdale County Corrections Deputy, Benjamin Burns, was arrested on August 6th on a child abuse charge.

According to court documents, Burns abused his child by hitting the child in the groin area.

According to Sheriff Rick Singleton, Burns worked for the county for 3 months this year before being dismissed. 

Burns was arrested on a $5,000 bond and booked into the Lauderdale County Jail.

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